Wintershall Noordzee BV is a joint venture of Wintershall and Dea Gazprom EP International — successfully started gas production from the Sillimanite field in the North sea, according to a press release of the German company.

Gazprom EP International is a company of “Gazprom” for the implementation of foreign projects.

Discovered in June 2015 Sillimanite gas field extends across the UK and Dutch continental shelves is about 200 kilometers from the coast of the two countries.

Gas deposits of Sillimanite will be supplied to the European market.

the Russian-German joint venture in the proportions 50: 50, plans and other projects. Wintershall Noordzee plans to further invest in field development in southern North sea. This and the construction of the pipeline, and a new field offshore of the Netherlands.

“currently we are in the process of identifying and planning to take final investment decision at the end of 2020. In addition, we also evaluate the development potential of the district Greater Ravn in Denmark” — quoted in the press release the words of a member of the Board of Wintershall Dea Hugo Dijkgraaf.